How to Find the Best Swimsuit for You!

Whether you’re looking for a women’s swimsuit to take on vacation or you just want to update your swimwear routine, Aerie has all the fits and details you need to find the right swimsuit for you! There are a ton of options out there, so let’s break down the different kinds of swimsuits available for you. From bikinis to one piece swimsuits for women, we’ve got all the essentials you need to make your summer swim dreams come true! So, let’s dive right in.

Bikinis

Let’s talk bikinis! There are so. many. bikini options for you to choose from because you can mix and match them all summer long. Shopping for bikinis should be fun and easy, so don’t stress when it’s time to suit up for vacay. This two-piece wonder comes in multiple fits, so check out the full line and find your next favorite today.

Bikini tops: Triangle, bandeau, high neck & more! 

Bikini tops are a great place to start your summer style. With all kinds of options like scoop, push up, underwire, strapless, longline bikinis & more, you won’t be short on different fits to try out. Scoop bikinis for women offer a seriously classic summer look with the scoop front design, and unlined underwire bathing suit tops give incredible underwire support that feels good. Searching for a women’s swimwear style that’s based on your fave bra and adds some cushioning? Push up bikini tops have for you covered with extra padding.

Details really make a difference when it comes to our bikini tops. Adjustable straps and removable pads make sure you always have the fit you want, no matter where your beachy vacay takes you. And when it comes to customization, tie details and removable straps help create the look you want, when you want it. Other cute elements like striped elastic bands, racerback designs, & high neck cuts create a sporty style you’ll love. Mix and match all your favorite bikini top details to find the one that’s right for you! Try out a ruffled scoop bikini top, a crossback triangle bikini top, ribbed high neck bikini top and more.

Bikini bottoms: High-waisted, classic, cheeky & more!

Once you’ve picked your new favorite bikini top, let’s move on to bikini bottoms! There are a ton of options to find the right one for your big summer plans. With design options like high waisted, cheeky, cheekier, high cut, hipster, classic & more, you’ll never run out of options to find the right bathing suit bottom for you. High waisted bikini bottoms are just right if you want to rock a two piece but also want some tummy coverage, too. High cut styles have a high cut leg opening to show off your legs, and hipster styles offer a comfy, flattering fit at the hips. Seeking the classic bikini look with a full coverage booty design? Classic bikini bottoms are a classic for a reason—everyone needs this fit! If you do want to show off your cutie booty, cheeky and cheekier designs are there for you.

Once you’re confident in your bikini bottom style, figure out what details matter most to you. Side ties, ruched details, textured fabrics & other design elements can create your optimum swimsuit combo. Pretty pique fabric, ribbing and stretch nylon fabrication makes sure your swimsuit bottoms are comfy and stay in place no matter what you’re doing. Whether you’re jumping into the water, laying out on the beach or anything in between, your bikinis will feel good day in and day out on your next beach trip, family vacay or camping weekend. With all our swimwear and accessories, pack for any trip with Aerie!

One piece swimsuits: Racerback, strappy back, bandeau & more!

Women’s one piece swimsuits are such an icon of summer! With their super flattering, slimming designs, they’re made to feel good for every swimwear activity you can think of. Strappy back and racerback one piece swimsuits create a cute and sporty look, while bandeau one piece swimsuits are strapless for a carefree fit and feel. One piece swimwear for women can come with all kinds of details like cut outs, high cut legs, high neck fits, scoop fronts & more, just so you can find the right one for your day. Shop by fit or shop by coverage to find your new favorite fit like full coverage, cheeky, high cut cheekier and super high cut cheekier. Then finish out the swim style by adding swimsuit cover ups & accessories! Swimsuit cover ups provide extra cover on breezy beach days.

Other deets like textured fabric elevate the look and feel of our women’s swimsuits, while bright patterns and daring designs add a level of confidence to your summer style. Rock retro-inspired prints made for fun in the sun, or go for bold with solid colored bathing suits that just feel good when it’s time to run, jump and play in the sand. When it’s time to hit the boardwalk, wear your one piece swimsuit as a bodysuit for a look that’s cute & simple!

 

No matter if you’re a bikini kinda person or a one piece swimsuit believer – feel good in your women’s swimwear with a little help from Aerie! Shop the full line of women’s swimsuits today and find your favorite fits.

 

 

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New Year’s Eve Essentials

New Year’s Eve is a symbol of both the last hurrah of the holiday party season, and the start of a new and exciting year. To celebrate, we’re definitely planning on looking our best for the countdown to midnight. It’s the best excuse to bring out our least practical (but prettiest!) party dresses and dance all night!

Aerie’s fit and style expert, Jenny Altman, is here to tell you why the Aerie Bare Bra is your secret weapon to help you ring in the new year!

The Aerie Bare Bra is an NYE essential.

The Bare Bra will support long past the stroke of midnight!

Why It’s a Must-Have:

The Bare Bra is the ultimate in holiday solutions. This bra goes under every top or dress you want to wear, but don’t have the right bra for. It goes under strapless, halter, one shoulder and even under backless dresses. The woman who invented this bra is brilliant!

Which One to Buy?

Aerie offers both pushup and lightly lined options – both are great staples to have, depending on your preference. In terms of color, nude goes under every single thing you will ever wear. But black is just a little prettier, so if you often wear dark tops, go black. Or buy both as investment pieces and wear them a million times each.

 What Size to Buy?

Buy these bras by cup size as you normally would. If you aren’t sure of your size, head to an Aerie store for an expert fitting.

 Quick Tips for Wearing the Bare Bra:

OK, these can be a little tricky to put on the first time around..so listen here. No deodorant, fragrance, powder, baby oil or moisturizer where the bra sits on the body. If you don’t follow these rules, the bra may not stick as well as it should…you don’t want it to end up around your waist! Take the plastic liner out of the bra cups first. Stand tall in front of a mirror and rest each breast into the cup and hoist the bra up a bit so that it fits snug against the body. If your bra has a side wing, remove the plastic from each side wing and stick it securely to your side. These side wings are amazing and give a little extra support to this backless bra.

Caring for Your Bare Bra 101:

Want to make sure your Bare Bra lasts? They require a little extra TLC than your average pushup. After you wear the bra, wash it in the sink with water and a mild soap. Leave it out to fully dry. Once dry, put the plastic liner back inside the bra and store the bra back inside the box you got it in. This keeps the shape and the adhesive lasting a long while!

A Few Last-Minute Quick Tips:

My other NYE secret weapon are Outta Sight undies! They are the best for all of those knit, jersey, or fitted holiday dresses. Undie lines are the worst and these undies are smooth as can be!

Finally, keep a few strips of Apparel Tape in your bag at all times. For any button that pops off, hem that falls, strap that slips, or other fashion emergencies, this is your best fashion friend.

Thanks for the tips, Jenny! Have a Happy New Year, Aerie girls!

Xoxo,

Aerie

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Holiday Survival Tips

The Holiday season is upon us, and with it comes fun memories and traditions. The downside? The season also comes with a less welcome side of stress, between wrapping a million gifts, long lines and listening to your Great Uncle Jeff tell that story (again).

A quick checklist of the essentials is key to getting through the craziness that comes with the season. We asked Aerie’s fit and style expert, Jenny Altman, for some of her Holiday survival tips and must-have Aerie items. Read on for Jenny’s tips below!

Jennys Holiday Survival Tips

Everything you need to survive the holidays starts at Aerie!

Jenny’s Essentials:

1. The Romantic Lace Bralette: The soft structure shows off your most natural shape. Just enough support with tons of comfort!

2. The Pushup Bare Bra: This is the best bra investment you can make! It will get you through every holiday event.

3. Outta-Sight Undie: Good undies are also important and panty lines are not allowed! This is a no-fuss option under any dress.

4. Moccasins: I can never have enough slippers around the holidays, and these are my favorite on the site right now.

5. The Aerie Blanket Scarf: I bought 4 of these blanket scarves for friends as gifts! You cannot go wrong!

6. Aerie Waffle Sleep Set: Mix & match pajamas are a favorite of mine for winter.

7. Aerie Flannel Pajama Pant: I love flannel bottoms with a drawstring. I love the ones with the shopping bear!

Jenny’s Holiday Survival Tips:

1. I like to glam up my holiday look with some jewelry, and this is where I make a little investment! I go for classic, personal pieces that make you feel special,

2. I love with the house smells delicious. If I’m not baking anything (which I’m probably not), then a yummy candle is the thing. I love fig scents, but pine smells really woodsy…a smell I appreciate living in the city!

3. A great pair of shoes that can carry you through all your holiday events is a must! For me, it’s a functional bootie in winter, with a touch of glam.

4. A live Christmas tree is a must for me. There is nothing that smells better and makes you live the holiday moment more than the scent of real pine. This smell reminds me that I’m home every time I walk through the door.

5. I love to eat…and there is no time I enjoy it more! My mother-in-law inspired me to make some amazing soups. I’m a vegetarian, so this Avocado Soup is my favorite (you sprinkle popcorn on it!).

Super-Easy Avocado Soup

Ingredients:

4-5 ripe avocados

Broth (I use vegetable, but feel free to use chicken broth)

A squeeze of lemon to taste

Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions:

Blend all ingredients together, then serve at room temperature with a handful of popcorn sprinkled on top. Then eat the rest of the popcorn, of course!

6. Finally, the key to getting me through the holiday season (especially a cold, New York City one) is a trip planned with my family for January! When I know there is something warm in my future, it gives me something special to look forward to.

Thanks for the tips, Jenny! We hope you have a fun-filled holiday season, Aerie girls!

Xoxo,

Aerie

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Introducing Jenny’s Holiday Picks!

There are so many amazing new arrivals to love at Aerie, it’s hard to pick favorites. That’s what Aerie’s fit and style expert, Jenny Altman, is here for! Today, Jenny talks her absolute must-haves from the new collection that you need in your closet this season.

Read below for Jenny’s styling tips, and why you need her favorite picks in your wardrobe!

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Shop These Styles:

Sequin Bralette

Sequin Boybrief

Romantic Lace Bralette

Silky Thong

Boybrief

#1: The Sequin Bralette

“I LOVE sparkle for the holidays! A sequin bra is the perfect way to let a little shine show under your cardigan, blazer or button front shirt.”

#2: The Romantic Lace Bralette

“Eyelash lace is one of my favorite things, especially on a romantic long line bra like our lace bralette. This feels great on the skin and comes in such lush, beautiful colors.”

#3: The Silky Thong

“This fabric feels delicious (I wish you could feel it on the screen), and the colors match back perfectly to the Romantic Lace Bralette. Wear them as a set, or wear the undies on their own for a no-show panty line.”

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Shop These Styles:

Harper Pushup Bra

Sunnie Stretch Lightly Lined Bra

Boybrief

Mini Boybrief

#4: The Mini Boybrief

“So the boybrief is the perfect undie to wear with jeans…and the fox print is SO cute you’ll want to wear it all the time. Blue or pink – which one do you love?”

#5: The Sunnie Bra

“Sunnie is a favorite because she is SO fabulous! The deep plum color for fall is my new neutral, it’s sophisticated and rich, but goes under all of your darks as a black bra would.”

Jenny’s also loves our Sweater Cardigan to go over top of your cozy new looks!

She says, “This is the must-have cardigan for fall. Slightly oversized, super casual, this cardigan can go over anything whether you’re wearing a tank and pj pants around the house or running out to class in leggings. Plus I LOVE anything with pockets (I always need a place for my iPhone!).”

What are you crushing on this season at Aerie? Tell us below, or share with #AerieREAL on Instagram or Twitter!

Xoxo,

Aerie

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Fall Bottoms 4 Ways: Lazy Sunday

A no-fuss lazy Sunday look is a must for our laziest day. Our favorite bottoms when we need to be comfy on the go would have to be the Aerie Classic Fit Jogger. They’re a cute look to wear around the house, but are pulled-together enough to run a quick errand, or hit brunch with your friends.

Jenny gives the rundown on how to style this soft and cozy jogger below!

Jenny’s tip? Layer on an eye-catching scarf to make a basic look your own!

 Xoxo,

Aerie

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Jenny’s Picks: Fall Favorites

Fall’s almost here! Haven’t done your shopping yet? No sweat…Aerie’s fit and style expert, Jenny Altman, is here to help you get ready for the cooler months with a style upgrade.

Jenny's Picks: Fall Favorites

Jenny’s here to talk her favorite Fall styles, from socks to joggers!

Watch below as Jenny gives the rundown on her favorite styles of the season, and her expert tips for wearing and pairing.

One of Jenny’s quick tips? The Aerie collection is made to mix and match! Pick your favorite bra as the foundation, then have fun with your undies in cute patterns, prints and details. It’s easy to create your own, unique look.

Jenny's Picks: Fall Favorites

With so many ways to wear and pair, the possibilities are endless!

 

Here are some of our favorite looks below! Jenny's Picks: Fall Favorites Jenny's Picks: Fall Favorites AERIE_JENNYS_PICKS_08_28_140031 Jenny's Picks: Fall FavoritesWant more tips from Jenny on Fall style? Email your fit and style questions for Jenny to AskJenny@ae.com, or tweet @Aerie with #AskJenny!

 Xoxo,

Aerie

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